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Blagaj Monastery (Blagaj Tekija) Tours and Tickets

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A ‘tekija’ is a Muslim Dervish monastery, and the one found near the rural settlement of Blagaj near Mostar has probably the most spectacular location of any religious building in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Built between 1446 and 1520 while the country was under Ottoman rule, The Blagaj Monastery (Blagaj Tekija) is tucked in under a sheer, 200-m (656-ft) limestone cliff face overlooking the emerald-green source of the River Buna. It was constructed for a sect of soldier-monks somewhat akin to the Christian Knights Templar called the ‘bektašije’, and is a striking mixture of Bosnian and Oriental architecture, a whitewashed, half-timbered four-story structure leaning over the water’s edge. Today monks from the Naqshbandi order inhabit the monastery and Dervish ceremonies still take place there; the remains of two 15th-century Dervishes are interred under ornately carved wooden roofs and are the subject of Muslim pilgrimages. This lovely spot is backed by spectacular rock formations and a complex of caverns that lead well underground; boat trips make the journey to explore the subterranean passageways. During snowmelt in spring, 43,000 gallons of water per second shoot over the weir in front of the monastery, sending spray high into the air; several open-air restaurants linked by wooden bridges peer over the river from under colorful awnings.

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Blagaj bb, Mostar, Mostar municipality, 88201
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Kravice Falls, Počitelj Old Town & Blagaj Tekke Day Trip from Mostar- smallGroup

Kravice Falls, Počitelj Old Town & Blagaj Tekke Day Trip from Mostar- smallGroup

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Explore the region of Herzegovina with ease on this small-group day tour. Depart from your Mostar hotel in an air-conditioned minivan with your guide and make your way to the Kravice Waterfalls, the walled town of Pocitelj, and the Dervish house at Blagaj Tekke. Learn about the area from your guide’s on board commentary.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.00
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$54.00

Herzegovina Day Tour from Mostar: Blagaj, Pocitej, Kravice falls (Covid19 Free)

Herzegovina Day Tour from Mostar: Blagaj, Pocitej, Kravice falls (Covid19 Free)

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The mountainous landscapes around Mostar are dotted with historic monuments and this full-day tour takes in some of the highlights. Explore the historic town of Pocitelj with its medieval fortress, admire the picturesque monasteries of Blagaj Tekija and Žitomislići, then cool off with a swim at Kravice Waterfall.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.31
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Old Bridge of Mostar and Four Pearls of Herzegovina Tour from Sarajevo

Old Bridge of Mostar and Four Pearls of Herzegovina Tour from Sarajevo

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Konjic, Kravice Waterfall, Pocitelj, Blagaj, and Mostar and some of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s highlights, but seeing all of them in a day can be tricky without a car. On this full-day tour, tick off all of them in the company of a guide. Depart from your hotel and make your way by vehicle to the Old Bridge of Mostar, before continuing on to the other sights.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.60
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$74.60
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Mostar and Herzegovina 4 Cities – Full Day Tour from Sarajevo

Mostar and Herzegovina 4 Cities – Full Day Tour from Sarajevo

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With just one day to explore Herzegovina, this full-day tour from Sarajevo will check off all the main highlights. Explore the historic towns of Konjic, Pocitelj, and Blagaj; admire natural wonders including Jablanicko Lake and Neretva river canyon; and visit the UNESCO-listed town of Mostar, famous for its picturesque Old Town and Old Bridge.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.34
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Mostar and Herzegovina Cities Day Tour from Sarajevo

Mostar and Herzegovina Cities Day Tour from Sarajevo

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Mostar, Konjic, Blagaj, and Pocitelj are all highlights of Herzegovina, but seeing all of them from Sarajevo can be tricky without hiring a car. On this full-day tour, make your way to all four in an air-conditioned minivan or car. Learn about the area from a guide and enjoy a traditional Bosnian breakfast in the morning.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.63
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Discover Herzegovina in a Day Tour from Mostar ( Small Groups)

Discover Herzegovina in a Day Tour from Mostar ( Small Groups)

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Blagaj, Pocitelj, Kravice Waterfalls, and Mostar are some of Herzegovina’s highlights, but it can be tricky to visit all of them in one day independently. On this full-day tour, travel to each one in an air-conditioned minivan. Enjoy breakfast in Blagaj, learn about the history of Pocitelj from your guide, admire views of the Kravice Waterfalls, and hear stories about Mostar’s history.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.04
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$47.04
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Mostar War Tour

Mostar War Tour

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Mostar was sieged for more than three years during the Bosnian War of 1992-1995, and left a devastated city afterward. This guided tour takes visitors to bunkers, ruins, and other significant sites to help tell the difficult stories of what happened in the city during the war. A guide concludes the tour by sharing personal experiences of the war.
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  • 2 hours 20 minutes
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$29.84
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Mostar Medieval Town

Mostar Medieval Town

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Though you can always explore Mostar independently, if you want to learn more on your journey don't miss this Medieval Town walking tour with a guide to lead the way. After hassle-free pickup, you head out to see the charming streets of Mostar, and wind your way through its alleys and past the quaint shops. Since the tour includes landmarks and city highlights, you can walk away with a stronger sense of what Mostar has to offer.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$7.24
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$7.24
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Sarajevo to Dubrovnik One-Way Day Trip via Mostar - Kravice Waterfalls - Blagaj - Pocitelj and Konjic

Sarajevo to Dubrovnik One-Way Day Trip via Mostar - Kravice Waterfalls - Blagaj - Pocitelj and Konjic

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See the highlights of Herzegovina as you travel from Sarajevo to Mostar to Dubrovnik on this full-day transfer. Depart from your Sarajevo hotel with your guide and travel to Konjic, Jablanicko Lake, the old town of Mostar, Blagaj, Pocitelj, the Kravice Waterfalls, and more. Enjoy lunch on the banks of the Buna River in Blagaj and visit the historic Dervish house there.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.50
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$129.50
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Mostar,Blagaj Dervish House,Počitelj,Jablanica & Konjic Day Tour from Sarajevo

Mostar,Blagaj Dervish House,Počitelj,Jablanica & Konjic Day Tour from Sarajevo

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See the most beautiful and historical cities of Herzegovina in one day on this tour from Sarajevo. You'll get to enjoy in the atmosphere of Konjic, Jablanica, Počitelj, and Blagaj, with UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mostar at the end to fulfill your Herzegovina adventure. Learn some interesting facts and stories about history and locals while being completely comfortable.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.05
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$80.05
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Jewels of Herzegovina: Private Tour from Mostar

Jewels of Herzegovina: Private Tour from Mostar

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The countryside around Mostar is full of historic monuments and natural wonders, and this full-day tour takes in the highlights. Benefit from a private tour and a customizable itinerary as you explore the historic town of Pocitelj and visit the Roman ruins of Mogorjelo. After lunch (own expense), admire the picturesque waterfront monastery of Blagaj Tekija, and cool off with a swim at Kravice Waterfall.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$86.08
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$86.08

2-Night Private tour to Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls from Dubrovnik or Split

2-Night Private tour to Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls from Dubrovnik or Split

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Get an in-depth exploration of Mostar and the surrounding areas with ease on this 3-day private tour. Meet your guide and depart from the airport in Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, or Split in an air-conditioned minivan and make your way to Mostar. Stay in Mostar’s Old Town and spend time exploring the city with your guide. Visit Medjugorje, Buna Spring, Blagaj Tekke, and Kravice Waterfalls.
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  • 3 days
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$294.30
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$294.30

Herzegovinian history and nature in a day tour from Mostar(Small Groups)

Herzegovinian history and nature in a day tour from Mostar(Small Groups)

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Spend the day exploring some of Herzgovinia’s historic highlights and beautiful nature without the hassle of organizing a rental car – or the loud crowds of a coach tour – on this small-group tour from Mostar. Get around the Mostar basin in an air-conditioned minivan. Visit picturesque locations like the cliffside monastery Blagaj Tekija, the 14th century walled city Počitelj and the Kravice Waterfalls – all with a guide on hand to show you around and answer your questions.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.19
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$48.19
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Herzegovina Tour from Sarajevo - Day Tour

Herzegovina Tour from Sarajevo - Day Tour

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Let's go for a 1 day tour to the Herzegovina! We will see Jablanica (Battle for the Wounded on Neretva site), Mostar, Blagaj (spring of river Buna), Pocitelj, Kravice watterfalls. Spring of river Buna is a perfect spot for a lunch in one of the restaurants next to the river. Vehicle, Driver, Fuel expenses, Parking fees included in price.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.34
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$80.34
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Mostar, Pocitelj and Blagaj Day Trip

Mostar, Pocitelj and Blagaj Day Trip

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Cross the border into neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina—and discover three of its most beautiful and in-demand destinations—on this seamless, full-day tour. Meet your guide in the Split city center (or at your local accommodation, available on request), and travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach. In the space of one day, you’ll visit the UNESCO-listed city of Mostar, will explore Blagaj Tekija (a cliff-side monastery with more than 600 years of history), will visit the medieval city of Pocitelj, and more.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.81
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Take an 8 hour Tour around Mostar with LUNCH & BEVERAGES INCLUDED!!

Take an 8 hour Tour around Mostar with LUNCH & BEVERAGES INCLUDED!!

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Take this tour and explore the highlights of Mostar's hidden gems. You will be visiting 4 land marks 1st stop, Blagaj tekija (beautiful monastery at the bottom of a mountain ) 2nd stop, Pocitelj (Discover a fortress ottoman town with stone built architecture) 3rd stop, Kravice Falls ( take a swim or gaze upon giant waterfalls ) 4th stop Medugorje ( famous for Mother Mary appearing in 1981) Families, small groups, couples and solos are welcome, we provide a delicious cultural lunch, water and light snacks are also provided along the duration of the tour. come and tour with us today!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.39
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$57.39

Private tour from Sarajevo - Mostar, Konjic & Blagaj

Private tour from Sarajevo - Mostar, Konjic & Blagaj

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Discover the highlights of Herzegovina on this scenic guided excursion. Marvel at a well-preserved Ottoman city from the 16th century, stroll through UNESCO-listed attractions in the Old Town of Mostar, and bask in natural beauty with stops at a river canyon and tranquil lake. Tours include free time for lunch, detailed background from your guide, and door-to-door vehicle transfers.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.15
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$102.15
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Sunny Herzegovina full day tour

Sunny Herzegovina full day tour

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Herzegovina is a large Mediterranean terrace overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Crossroads of civilizations, in the full sense of the word, this region is literally an open air museum. Beautiful scenery, the Great Southern Alps ranges with a turquoise water of the karst rivers that flow from them, rocky fields full of Mediterranean fruits and vegetables, sun and stones, aromatic herbs, unique wines, the traditional warm welcome of the local people – all this is waiting to be discovered.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.08
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$86.08

Mostar, Kravice Waterfalls and Blagaj Private Tour from Dubrovnik by Vidokrug

Mostar, Kravice Waterfalls and Blagaj Private Tour from Dubrovnik by Vidokrug

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Mostar, Kravice Waterfalls, and Blagaj are three cultural spots in Western Bosnia and Herzegovina, but visiting the three from Dubrovnik is tricky without a car. On this private tour, travel comfortable in an air-conditioned private vehicle with a driver-guide to all three. Take a walking tour in Mostar and learn about its history. Admire the natural beauty of the Kravice Waterfalls. In Blagaj, visit the Ottoman-era Dervish House.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$481.85
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Cruiser Taxi Private Tour to Mostar, Stolac, Pocitelj and Blagaj

Cruiser Taxi Private Tour to Mostar, Stolac, Pocitelj and Blagaj

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Mostar is the largest city in Herzegovina, with historic old town and famous bridge that made the cover for the Lonely Planet guidebook. We offer you a comfort drive to Mostar with couple of stops at must-see places on the way, as Počitelj, UNESCO’s site and beautiful Blagaj monastery, and hiden city of Stolac. – Start from Dubrovnik area between 7AM – 8AM – Visiting Stolac old town. – Visiting fortified town of Počitelj, UNESCO’s world heritage, coffee break. – Visiting Mostar, old town and famous bridge, lunch time. – Visiting Blagaj Tekke, a beautiful monastery under a cliff. – Driving back to Dubrovnik, arrival between 7 – 8 PM Note: This is our suggested itinerary, but it can be modified according to your wishes, in consultation with the driver.
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  • 7 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.65
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$144.65
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Discover Herzegovina Private Tour

Discover Herzegovina Private Tour

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Maximize your time in Bosnia and Herzegovina with this private day trip from Mostar. Travel in the comfort of a private vehicle, visit the sights that interest you most, and spend as long as you like at each stop. Perhaps take in views of Mostar from the surrounding hills, visit historic sites such as Blagaj Tekija monastery and Međugorje, explore the UNESCO-listed village of Pocitelj, or take a swim beneath the Kravice waterfalls.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.09
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$149.09
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Sarajevo – Mostar Herzegovina Adventures Day Tour

Sarajevo – Mostar Herzegovina Adventures Day Tour

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Deluxe SUV Herzegovina Adventures 4 Cities & Kravice Watefalls - Konjic - Mostar - Blagaj - Počitelj - Kravice Waterfalls Whole Mediterranean region of Herzegovina, including towns Mostar, Počitelj, Blagaj, are the places that you must be seen and feel by everyone who comes to Balkans and to Bosnia & Herzegovina. Unique way to enjoy in one of the Herzegovina adventures tours, experience and feel beautiful scenery, cultural diversity, history, UNESCO places and the most delicious food ever. NOTE: During the summer days, we have more day light and we will visit beautiful natural wonder- Waterfalls Kravice. We will finish the tour in Mostar, and after we explore the old town then we will organize the return to Sarajevo. On the way back to Sarajevo, ride it is around two hours, so we can make breaks on the way, or for those desiring to try famous roasted lamb at Jablanica. The Tour will last all day and our ride back to Sarajevo will finish around 8pm, so don’t plan to many things.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.77
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$114.77

Tour of Herzegovina

Tour of Herzegovina

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Herzegovina is the southern geographical region of the country Bosnia an Herzegovina. If we had to briefly describe it we would say warm climate, beautiful landscapes, amazing history and great vine. Join us on this trip and learn about very long history of this region and visit some of the most important historical monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.63
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$70.63

Mostar-Blagaj-Pocitelj-Kravice(Full day excursion)

Mostar-Blagaj-Pocitelj-Kravice(Full day excursion)

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Many songs are written about this jewel of Herzegovina,beautiful city of Mostar. Excursion will take trough amazing Neretva canyons, Mostar old part of the town, Mostar world known old bridge which is considered to be much more than just a bridge, besides Mostar and its beauty we will also visit Blagaj(spring of Buna river) where you will see untouched crystal clear source of river Buna and visit dervish house in Blagaj. Kravice waterfalls are something special and this natural gem is something we are proud of in every way. Excursion will be concluded with trip to Počitelj's sixteenth-century master works of Islamic art and architecture.Two person are minimum required for this tour.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.31
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What are Blagaj Monastery (Blagaj Tekija) hours of operation?
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Blagaj Monastery (Blagaj Tekija) hours of operation: Open daily 8am–10pm . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Blagaj Monastery (Blagaj Tekija) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Blagaj Monastery (Blagaj Tekija) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Blagaj Monastery (Blagaj Tekija) costs USD 7.24. Guided Blagaj Monastery (Blagaj Tekija) tours start around USD 7.24 per person.
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